70% of Consumers Expect To Travel in an Autonomous Aircraft in their Lifetime

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CNBC, June 2019

While 70% of consumers are ready to fly in an autonomous plane in their lifetime, only 58% are willing to board a self-flying plane in the next decade. Twelve percent insist on waiting longer than 10 years. Respondents said they are most concerned with technology failure (65%) and autopilot response to external conditions, such as bad weather and turbulence.